Author Russell Shorto claims that "the willingness of Europeans to follow top-down social planning" makes public transit and bicycling more feasible in European cities than they are in the States where people don't always agree with technocrats.
Aug 8, 2011 The New York Times
Not only is the Utah Transit Authority debuting two new light rail lines at the same time, they were brought in 20% under budget.
Aug 6, 2011 The Source
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has announced plans to implement more bus-only lanes throughout the city.
Aug 6, 2011 Los Angeles Times
Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) announces the winners of the Connected Vehicle Challenge that asked people to submit ideas, using the Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) technology to its full potential.
Aug 6, 2011 Transportation Nation
Matt Seaton argues that "after significant investment in cycling infrastructure, biking needs better PR." Would a bike ambassador make the difference?
Aug 6, 2011 The Guardian
The location of parked cars can either destroy walkability or enhance it, writes urbanist Steve Mouzon.
Aug 5, 2011 The Original Green Blog
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy released an interactive map displaying thousands of alternative fuel stations around the nation.
Aug 5, 2011 TheCityFix.com
Andres Sevstuk, lecturer at MIT and head of the City Form Research Group describes how the new Urban Network Analysis Toolbox is, "taking a much more rigorous approach to look at the work of urban design."
Aug 4, 2011 The Boston Globe
New TRAX light rail lines in Salt Lake City opened a year early and 20% under budget.
Aug 4, 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune
Philadelphia is opening its first "parklet" -- a small public park space built on street parking spaces.
Aug 4, 2011 The Philadelphia Inquirer